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with california attorney general pamela harris came back from a couple days on a bus tour in iowa and ohio about the ground game. here's what she had to say. >> obama campaign has been about the ground game. on the ground when you walk into these offices talk to people standing in line to vote you meet the hero and the angel walking among us. they are there without any expectation of 0celebrity. they are there because they really are trawl patriots. that's what makes me have the energy that i do. i meet these folks and they are, they believe in our country. they believe that their vote matters and 0to vote it's most patriotic act anyone of us can did so when i see the hundreds of people standing in line to do that gives me faith in the future of our country. really does. >>reporter: as pamela harris 2 days in ohio this week. another number to throw at you. 125 million he number of door knock and phone calls not robo call but phone calls obama campaign says they made in those swing states and tonight it has paid off for them in a big way. reporting from chicago, 7 news. >> ground game so
but the message was a serious one. two days after california voters passed proposition 30 to raise tax for public education the students want to seat results. where it counts on the campuses and in the classroom. >> students pay way too much to have a public education like really ridiculous so i think we deserve as much money as we can to get back the students. >>reporter: cal state university will see a rebate of 249 dollars bit end of the month. uc students have only a modest promise that their tuition won't go up the rest of the school year. >> no tuition increases here. we would like now to have tuition increases next year but depends on the level of state funding. >> prop 30 passion is definitely good news for the uc system. brings more stability to the financial situation for this year. >>reporter: demonstrators did march out of the rain and into wheeler hall. but unlick last year dramatic occupy protest so far there have been no tent on the ground or in the air. no violent clashes with police or pepper spray. this time just a simple plea for prop 30 revenue to somehow flo
's what we know at the moment. the victim is a former california builder named gregory fall there is his picture. he filed a complaint against mcphee for firing guns and what he called rogue behavior according to the site here. they also say mcif he was arrested for unlicensed drug manufacturing and possession of unlicensed weapon in april. he was building a house there where he was working on developing herbal medicine but that was a cover for using hallucinogenic drugs. mcphee talked about his april arrest in a you tube video. >> 66-year-old man who would never expect 42 armed soldiers and police to storm into his property in riot gear. never happened. sure it will never happen again. in fact i have never had an incounter with the police on any negative level. >>reporter: he left mcphee in 1994 before it was sold to intel 2 years ago for more than 7 billion dollars. since then he started this company 2010 with operation in belize. the company is trying to produce commercial all natural antibiotics. now back in april mcphee was arrested there for unlicensed drug manufacturing.
'm kristen sze the military is bringing in help to restore power for victims of sandy. >>> from california to new york loaded with equipment and crews. let's look at pictures of devastation to homes and businesses on the new jersey shore overwhelming. millions of homes are without power. pg&e is helping to provide some of the equipment. the death toll is at least 70. people living in the damaged areas are going to need that help right away. it should arrive sometime this afternoon. katie marzullo is going to join news a moment. look at these live pictures. you can see so many homes have been devastated. the weather came up over the new jersey shore. people have a long way to go for recovery. >> reporter: the defense department says it is flying 17 aircraft from california to new york, that aircraft is loaded with power generation equipment that is going to help crews get the lights back. utility officials in new york say they are on track to get the power back in manhattan by saturday. wheels of recovery are turning slowly. look at the line for buses in brooklyn, six blocks long and growin
of the storm across the northern california coastline. as you can see on live doppler 7hd, it is going to get in here in the morning, and as we show you our area right now, the moisture is just to the west. it is the leading edge of the storm we are watching. computer animation shows that the rain begins at 2:00 a.m. and the winds are kicking up over the higher elevations. 30 to 35 miles per hour, but the strongest wind and the heaviest rain during the 5:00 a.m. hour really continues. 8:00 a.m. it is still going pretty stormy and could see some thunder right on through 10:00, 11:00 in the morning behind the front. it will turn showery at 1:00 p.m. ahead of the storm though we are expecting strong winds. a high wind warning has been issued from 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. winds gusting 55 to 65 miles an hour and could see gusts up to 75. a wind advisory for the rest of the area, and we are looking at the potential for downed trees and power outages and that's not all. 24r* are two more storms -- there are two more storms on the way. i will have a look at those. >> thanks. >>> the winds are already
here in oakland. as it happens the california highway patrol begin patrolling the streets of oakland today. >> as of tonight, oakland is getting some much needed help to stop violence. this is the first night the highway patrol will be lending a hand there. they are expected to provide back-up at traffic is stops. they are employing more officers to the mission district. in the last few weeks four people have been shot. most have been gang related. today a supervisor david campos and grief suhr announced 12 people have been arrested and a they seized five guns since monday. they are offering job opportunities to provide an alternative to the gang lifestyle. >> meantime, police in san francisco are asking your help identifying this man. mat sunday with suspected of kicking and punching a muni station agent on october 10th. he violently turned on the a little who followed him down the stairs after the man hopped a railing and ignored warnings that he couldn't take a bike on muni. >> may ward police need your help to find this man. they say he has no history of going missing and he has
california. in the meantime, in manhattan, cheers tonight when their lights went back on. >> con edison had hoped to restore power to all of manhattan by tonight. it now looks like it will be tomorrow night so some blackouts may linger lo longer than that. across the entire region. three and a half million are still without power. statue of liberty is closed indefinitely. statue had reopened last week after a $30 million overhaul. >> we have a good samaritan story to bring you. joe ignored the risks to his own life to save a taxi driver who was stuck in the flood zone. he waded into chest high water to pump the water out of his suv. he says the driver looked like he was praying and preparing to die but he was saved and he is okay. the taxi driver is on the left and the other is on the right. >>> moving on today is the first full day of operation impact where the california highway patrol is helping them stop a surge in violent crime. much of the focus is on east oakland. laura anthony rode along with the chp. >> that truck has no license plate. >> dan hill is cruising down international bou
. california emergency management agency is encouraging us tv emergency kit stocked with things lick battery operated radio and flashlight with extra battery. 3 day supply of food and water for every member of the family and manual can opener. guidelines for stocking emergency kit and developing plan for your family in an emergency are posted on our web site. check it out when you can. good important information there. >> as we continue, water war in the central valley. >> there's enough water for everybody but not for everybody greed. >>reporter: coming up next. historic step to restoring the san joaquin river. 7 news at 9 [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for cr
for testifying in court. he will be sentenced next month. >>> california largest business group is challenging the state cap and trade program. california chamber of commerce lawsuit comes on the eve of the state first auction for carbon credit. of mark tonight with a look at why cap and trade is so very important. >>reporter: when governor schwarzenegger signed the global warming bill back in september of 2006 he set into place a system of charging companies for the amount of carbon they put in the atmosphere. in order to keep the company from fleeing to other states california air resources board adopt add plan to slowly phase in the carbon caps. company like cliff bar in emeryville are celebrating today hoping to take advantage of the by installing solar panel on the roof top. >> this provides 70% of our electricity and heat and saves us 1 grave,000 dollars annually on electric bills. >>reporter: cliff bar cancel the carbon credit it receives from the panel. to company that exceed the amount of carbon the state allows them to put into the atmosphere. >> we hear a lot of concern. >>rep
't already, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> you can see how wet amy is. the california emergency manage agency remind us this storm provides a great reason to make sure we are all prepared for any type of natural hazard encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights batteries, three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family and manual can opener. and developing a plan for your family posted at abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> we'll be tracking this storm truth the day with live doppler 7 hd. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> also, president obama turns to twitter and bay area business people are part of his push to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >>> new details noon deadly fire at a clothing fire in bangladesh. factory officials are -- are [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow'ss technology today? then switch to a at&t u-verse t. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ me
of business. it's happening in menlo park. we have a crew on the way. >>> now, to california's controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. businesses that can't meet the state's new cap on pollution can trade with those that can. the goal is to reduce global warming but the cap and trade program could translate big money to cash strapped california. nannette miranda has more from sacramento. >> reporter: in an e-mail like auction, california took bids for credits for industrial facilities like oil refineries. under the legislation, the credits from the cap and trade program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of greenhouse gases. it starts at $10 per metric ton. new approach aims to stabilize if not reduce the effects of global warming. >> we think today salmon utility al step forward for california and really a beacon of hope for the rest of the nation. >> the number of pollution credits could get more expensive as allowances become scarce. the goal is to have the same level of greenhouse gases at 2020. companies are forced to buy more credits. either way it costs
-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible leadership finally revealed who gave them that mystery their 11 million campaign contribution. >> they disclosed, an intermediary, the largest instance of money laundering in california history. >> reporter: in a letter, the money came from americans for job security, which funneled it to yet another nonprofit, center to protect patient right, before sending it to arl, arl sent it to the small business action committee pac in california, to use against governor brown's tax measure for schools, proposition 30, to win approval for proposition 32, which aims to curtail labor unions' political power. one of the groups is tied to david and
california tonight where the fbi arrested 3 men and fourth in afghanistan that officials say were planning all of them to commit violent jihad on u.s. soil. 34-year-old natural citizen from afghanistan is accused of recruiting 3 younger men living in los angeles, san bernardino and riverside counties down south. fbi files indicate the 4 were planning to unite at al qaeda training camp with the intent of returning to the u.s. to commit terrorist acts. >> san jose police are appealing for help to get a wanted killer off the street. 20,000 dollar reward now offered for the capture of second man who took part in a string of weekend crimes. police have already arrested this man jonathan will banks who committed the crimes with this man. the 2 are caused of killing 22-year-old the man during attempted carjacking at 7-11. victims friends are asking the suspect to turn himself in. >> justice should be done and i hope the guy gets caught and serves life in prison. because that's not the way people should leave this earth. >>reporter: 2 gunmen also accused of robbing 4 businesses and wound ag
to shoot in areas like berkeley. anyone spotting the deer should call the california department of fish and game to come and help this animal as soon as possible. >>> it is about to get loud around east bay city of dublin. tomorrow morning the department of homeland security is directing a training session for a group of government agencies. the alameda county sheriff's office is warning residents that a series of explosions will be heard between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 in the afternoon. the officials say the explosions will not endanger in any people or property. it is just a drill. the weekend is upon us. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with our forecast. >> the warmth is almost near as the weekend is nearing. let's show uh -- show you a time lapse. this is what it looked like, fog and low clouds and the visibility was fluctuating in some areas. this is what your morning commute could look like. we do have some low clouds around and a patch of some dense fog around the watsonville area where visibility is down to a quarter of a mile. so you may run into some of this fog in the morning
&e from california is on t way. a coastguard teams from novato and alameda have deployed to assist in the recovery. most teams will deal with the removal of hazardous waste. the mayor bowed to the pressure cancelling sunday's marathon. you spoke to bay area runners already preparing for the race. >> it's a big deal and every runner they agonized deciding if they should go. a few decided to go and now they are making plans what to do on sunday. >> this would have been the ninth marathon and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still ceiling. >> i didn't think they were pulling resources to help runners when there are people missing and no power and food or heat. >> she and long with half a dozen runners had trained for months. some made the trip. chris king flew in last night and checked in for the race in the morning. >> we did. picked the race number and some merchandise, as well. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i'm extremely conflicted about running this laugh. as long as it was on i thought it wa
coverage from abc news at 4 p.m.. at 8:00, when the polls close in california get bay area results from abc7 news. then abc news returns with primetime election coverage 8:30 with a complete wrap-up at 11. >>> long painful recover from superstorm sandy continues. forcasters are tracking a new storm that could hit wednesday. kira klapper joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. >> reporter: early season nor'easter is expected to slam the mid atlantic and new england with strong million customers power to wahe fi monday ing commutee sdy unleashed herfury. new york schools reopened, more than one million students, heavy strain on battered transit system. hundreds missed their freezing rain. the seemingly endless lines for gas continued with people gripping their empty fuel cans and frustration mounting by the minute. >> i've been waiting for about 4 1/2 hours. and it is -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: fema is setting up 10 gas centers and the region. with rationing in new jersey. 20,000 new yorkers remain out of their homes and could be for two more weeks. fema promising to pay for their hotel
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wildfire season in most of the bay area. california department of forestry and fire protection made the call. it covers three counties and central valleys including the west side of san joaquin and stanislaus counties. so far california has been hit by a 132 wildfires. >> they are looking for a man that tried to ram an officer with a car this afternoon. police attempted to stop the man after he was suspected of attempting to break into a vehicle. he ran out of a construction site after getting out of his car. officers surrounded a building for a short time, as well. >> contracted talks resume this weekend in a labor dispute involving raley supermarket employees. they walked off the job over a disputed involving pay and benefits. raley's has said con selgsdz are necessary to keep them competitive. they offer 130 super stores and other stores in california and nevada. >> you can expect to see a huge tax increase next year if republicans and democrats don't acted together. they agree americans need tax cuts but they can't agree how to get it done. >> and the cold weather continues but
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regulators have suspended j p morgan from trading electricity in california. federal energy regulatory commission says j p morgan gave false information or in some case no, sir information at all to cal independent system operator. this is very rare punishment. sixth month suspension starts in april. >> mean time research made public at hearing in san francisco today offers evidence that confidential refinery were producing gasoline at times when they claimed they weren't. look what happened to the price? this graft charts average gas price ins san francisco oakland san jose over the past 6 mont months. the big spike near the end is where they rose to record highs. 7 news reporter heather has the story. >> california energy commission says 2012 has been a record year for the number and severity of gasoline price spike. today state senator leno went searching for answers why. to ask if the state can do more to protect consumers. it is certainly not the first hearing of its kind but first time we have heard this. >> we seem to have some information from the air quality district that
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
days and counting. on treasure island, abc 7 news. >>> california emergency management agency says this storm is a good reason to make sure that we are all ready for the rainy season or any natural hazard that may come our wait a minute all encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with items including battery operated radio and flash light lights. extra batteries. 3 day supply of food and water for everyone in the family. and manual can opener. the guidelines for stocking emergency kit and developing an emergency plan for your family post on our web site under see it on tv. of course we will continue to track this storm all night and well that the next several days but for the moment let's move on to other news. school bus driver in san jose being called a hero with good reason. after she rescued a special needs girl from a burning bus. you will see what happened to the bus. corrina has the story from the franklin mckinley school district this is a school bus designed to carry special needs children and it has literally been gutted by flames. i want you to take a look at
,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >> pay area residents say they are no longer part of this country and they have taken a blood oath joined a group that has formed its own government with own law and leaders. >> people with similar belief been linked to variety of crime including killing police officers. only the abc 7 news t
just shopping. >> the first outlet center opening in california since 2001. better yet, it is only one of five in the whole united states to open this year. >> reporter: some say the opening of the paragon outlet mall in livermore is more concrete evidence that the economy is coming back and can support a huge mall. look at the line at starbucks one hour before the mall opened with >> brand new outlet store in the bay area we live in tracy we don't have many things close by. we have been waiting and anticipating for in mall to open. >> reporter: predictions are traffic on the 580 will be clogged throughout the grand opening weekend. mall executives have made plans to try and accommodate the crowd. >> we've created auxillary parking lots. we know there's a lot of excitement, we want to minimize the impact on 580. >> reporter: the mall has 130 stores and restaurants, all big brands, we did find one family owned walnut creek these big names. the owner is excited and a little nervous about the number of shoppers here in the big leagues. >> they tell me 140,000, i have no concept what that
of the concussion center at california pacific medical center in san francisco. he says recent studies have shown children are actually at an elevated risk for brain damage. >> if they suffer another head injury before they have had a chance to recover from the initial head injury, the response to that can be more serious than when we see that with adults. >> the condition is known as second impact syndrome. children's brains are especially vulnerable when they are still healing. a second trauma during that window can interrupt that process. >> if there is interruption in that fragile state it can cause disruption in blood brain barrier and subsequent brain swelling. >> and even death. he says it can take several weeks or longer to confirm an injury has healed. during that time he advises patients to avoid taxing physical activity. a recent california law advises young players to get a doctor's clearance before returning to the field. griffin's father believes the new rules have sparked a change in culture on the practice field as well. >> because the coaches, ease especially these coaches in pop
ornaments covered the 83-foot tree. >>> at california's great america in santa clara, the second annual global winter wonderland is under way. lights, plan -- lanterns and the lighting of the spectacular display. this is the only u.s. stop for the wonderland that features face painters, jugulars, fire dancers and fire eaters. love the fire eaters. >>> still to come, chaos across the country as millions turned out to get in on the black friday deals. we'll show you some of the biggest spots. >> and how you can shop and help out your community this weekend. >> and along with on-line shopping comes another problem, package theft. what you need to know to make sure your on-line purchases arrive at their destination. >> coming up next on "nightline" as millions take to the stores this black friday, we have an inside look at the new blockbuster individual yoy game that is looking to -- video game that is looking to >>> we continue to follow the breaking news out of pinole. this is a live picture as crews frantically try to dig out a man who has been stuck in a drainage pipe. he has been stuck
seat. >> a southern california woman is in custody after police say she hit a pedestrian and then drove with him on her hood for two miles. other motorists tried to stop the woman. the man died. the woman said she panicked. she is being charged for drunk driving and manslaughter. >> early morning weather is being blamed for a car crash. roads were slick and roads were heavy. cruiser slammed in the corner. the officer was injured but is expected to be okay. >> investigators admit they overlooked 200 searches on on casey anthony. anthony was acquitted of the murder of the two-year-old. this weekend the orange county sheriff's department said they only checked the search history for internet explorer. they did not check fire fox. they admitted the day the daughter died someone searched for foolproof suffocation methods on fire fox. >> they could take on same-sex marriage case. they will sift through appeals on prop 8 decision. it found the ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. prop 8 supporters asked the supreme court to rule on the appeal. this friday they will decide if there is
to expand california's online voter registration program into an online voting program. >>> that fog is hanging tough today itch >> worst spot is sfo, just a quarter mile visibility there, sunny and -- sunny and 60 in san jose now. fog in the north bay improving, we are looking at oakland, with foggy conditions, and vollmer peak. a big change all straight ahead. >>> plus, the hidden dangers of those bouncey houses. new report on how many kids they send to the hospital. >>> some bay area school kids get a surprise visit from one of the stars ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug cove
only symbolic. west land hallmark meat is bankrupt and shut down. >> california high speed rail project will continue as scheduled. june turned down an attempt by farmers to stop the project in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to break ground next summer. however capitol correspondent annette explains the legal fight here is still far from over. >>reporter: future of california controversial 800 mile, 68 billion dollar high speed rail project hinges on the outcome of lawsuit filed by farmer water district and other opposing interests in the central valley. that's where the first segment is scheduled to brick ground next summer. >> they are not following their own guidelines and doing this project. they are to use existing corridor. they are not. supposed to minimace impact to farm land they are not. they are to listen to the people they did not. >>reporter: plaintiffs are asking for 6 month preliminary injunction essentially halting the work so they can proof california failed to conduct thorough variabilityal reviews. if they had they say
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to northern california thursday into friday and there's storm no. 3. this will bring wide spread wind and rain this coming weekend. bottom line is we are going to get significant amount of rain out of this. wednesday 5:00 a.m. storms approaching during the morning commute unfortunately is when we see the stormiest of the weather heavy rain strong winds out of the south. 50 to 60 miles an hour gust expected along the coast and over the hills so likely issue a wind watch or wind advisory as we get closer it becomes a high wind warning. see the rainfall will continue. only tapers on wednesday night for the second storm to hit us on thursday. when all said and done wednesday through sunday updated written fall total. the wettest north bay location up to 8 inches as we head into sunday. 6 inches across the heart of the bay area. 3 to 4 inches across the south pay east bay and heading out to the peninsula. tops off heading down towards the monterey bay. but with this kind of rain we are concerned so flood watch is up from wednesday through saturday. lake county the straits and sacra
.6% now and 5.6 is much better than the rest of california's unemployment rate which is 10 pin 2%. -- 10-2%. >> there is a dramatic change coming in our weather pattern and spencer is tracking it. >> that is true. we're looking at showers, cold air and snow in the sierra. i'll have a look at live doppler 7-hd in a moment. >> dan: also ahead, one bay area county prepares to shutters its fire stations. and unusual development in this woman's lawsuit against her old school. they did not settle the suit but they did issue an apology. find out why. in san jose, voters improve an increase in the minimum wage. >> dan: the moraga school district is back-pedaling tonight. a u.c. swim coach is suing the district for covering up her claims of sexual abuse several years ago by two teachers. they say her own carelessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. she said she is outraged by the district's defense and today they issued a statement apologizing to her for any xiety or distress it caused and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense in the case. >>> we're back to
of tracking down osama bin laden. that's on bin laden. that's on "nightline". for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >> federal authorities have shut down a company that produces trader joe organic peanut butter. fda found salmonella contamination at the new mexico processing facility. there are other grocers since september the fda says at least 41 people in 20 states mostly children became ill after eating some of the products. they have to prove the facility are salmonella free before they can reopen and redistribute. >>> new at 11:00 small protest broke out at the tree lighting ceremony in san francisco castro district tonight. family surrounded the corner at 18 and castr
. >> my first thought was we are in california. i haven't seen carbon monoxide poisoning since i was medical student in chicago. >>reporter: the test showed the carbon monoxide in the patient system was abnormally high but just about the amount of a heavy smoker. then his wife said he didn't smoke. he believes the c o readings were a result of the good work by the paramedic. >> the fire department supplying oxygen to the patient so quickly and in such a high flow i think that's why the level was lower. >>reporter: after consulting with paramedic firefighters decided to go back to the hotel and test the ground for carbon monoxide. they isolated the c o in the hotel guest were evacuated. potentially bigger disaster was prevented. >> we are kind of like detectives. kind of like a real live quote episode of house or something. >>reporter: but neither doctor say they think of themselves as heroes. >> i'm just a small piece of big puzzle but glad that the diagnosis i made led to the safety of a lot of other people that potentially could have been seriously injured. >>reporter:
lines, news tonight about the threat that make those checks so critical. 4 men from southern california are under arrest charged with plot to go join al qaeda and kill americans. as pierre thomas explains the men are following a dead terrorist still so powerful he's inspiring a new wave of jiha jihadist from the grave. >>reporter: an war was the world most wanted man. public enemy no. 1. encouraging radical to attack america in the on line preaching. u.s. killed him in the drone strike in september 2011 but today we learn he's still helping to recruit terrorists from the grave. overnight the fbi announced charges against 4 california men accused of plotting to good to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldier soldiers. they were disciple of an war. extensive amount of their admiration for him and quite frankly idealizing him. >>reporter: alleged ring leader of the group was a former member of the u.s. air force. fbi claims the alleged terror cell had conducted training including going to shooting range and even bought tickets to travel to afghanistan through mexico. >> this
. >> dan: before we go any further the california emergency management agency says this kind of weather is a good reminder for all of us to make sure we are ready for any kind of natural hazard. we are encouraged to have emergency kits stocked with battery operated radios and flashlights. a three-day supply of food and water for every member of the family. a manual can opener. electric one won't work obviously in a power outage. and developing an emergency plan for your family are posted at abc7news.com. >>> more than six hours since two cars fell off a flatbed truck in front of oncoming traffic at highway 880 at marina and two lanes are still closed. this some in san leandro. the marina overpass is also shut down. these cars that fell onto the roadway were crushed cars on their way to be recycled and reclaimed. the highway patrol is inspecting the area. earlier it was backed up for miles and miles. >>> an animal control officer has been shot and killed near sacramento and right now police are still surrounding the gunman's house. it's happening in the town of gulf. the unarmed animal c
. >>> police search for a couple stealing mail in broad daylight. >>> the california highway patrol is calling it its first night of lending a hand in oakland a big success. overnight chp joined oakland police in patrolling the city that has seen a spike in crime. >> reporter: oakland police happy to have chp officers on the streets with them to deal with the criminal element. opd has long said if you want to impact the crime rate in this city you have to get cooperation of the citizens. a short time ago, that made a big impact on some elementary schools. the chp helicopter is a serious attention-getter and it did that today at the health and safety fair. oakland pd brought out special vehicles, squad cars with cruisers like they were last night on the first night of oakland's operation impact. chp says it was a success. >> last night we had 11 to 12 arrests which included for driving under the influence, warrant arrests, stolen vehicle, drug vials, things of that nature >> reporter: today's event a far cry from what happens too often, 30 minutes after operation impact began at 7:00 last night
and realized, put myself in that position. u.s. attorney for the northern district of california melinda joined the campaign today saying changes are coming. >> it's capturing everyone's heart,. >> reporter: but it's the students that are most effected by the movie. >> there is no purpose watching someone get hurt over nothing. >> to be better person and be nice to each other. bullying is not right thing to do and it should be stopped. >> cheryl: that was lyanne melendez reporting. joining us is what is being done to combat bullying. jeanie saunders, safety manager for the alameda county office of education. i just want to start quickly. you were bullied yourself? >> i was. it goes back to that experience, i can still think of the words that the students used to bully me. i talk with other adults. >> cheryl: so it lasts a long time? >> it does. >> cheryl: you are committed to this issue. what are school administrators doing? >> school administrators start by creating policies. having clear and consistent policies and procedures for bullying. it's really the best way to start the conversation. y
in the -- that the people of california can make sound judgments in the context of tens of thousands of fewer teachers, massive cuts in public education, thousands of courses in community colleges, eliminated. redevelopment eliminated, cutbacks. there's been a real effort at paring back state government. in that context, of three in cuts, i see why people -- of three dollars in cuts i see why people voted. it is a balanced plan, sustainable and i continue tend to do whatever i can in the next two years to make sure we meet the high expectations that the majority of californians, expressed last night. i'll take any questions. >> voters who might be wondering what their vote meant for prop 30? >> that was governor brown's news conference on the passage of prop 30 if you want to continue watching we are live streaming it on abc7news.com. >>> democrats in sacramento may have a favorable new political landscape the party is anticipating a super majority in the state senate and assembly allowing the party to push through increases and budgets without republican votes. >> here's a look at other propositions.
is in -- california animal rights activist is in china trying to stop a slaughter. >> dan and carolyn, the japanese government has refused to stop its annual whale and dolphin hunting season. we have new video of the hunt going on right now. i took the:00 tau vies complaints. you will hear how they defend the slaughter. >> and a suspect puts his hands up and surrenders to police. do they really have to tas him? >> and then later on "nightline." >> coming up next on "nightline" the real story in the election of barack obama. and what it says about a changing america. we are looking at blacks and hispanics and single women tip the scales in this election. and what has happened to apple stocks. the golden company is sliding a bit. we are taking a look. that's on "nightline." [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or get another of the best deals
on sunday. as you head down to southern california. scattered showers in l.a. and it will be sunny and 70 by sunday. here's our accuweather seven-day forecast. temperatures in the 50s again tomorrow. and record cold highs this time of year, in the low 50s. and to give you an idea of how cold it is, record cold. and as we head to sunday, we'll be in the mid 60s with the next chance of showers wednesday and possibly thursday of next week. very active pattern, and looks good right now. we need the moisture. >> in a week, we go from record highs to record lows >> it woulden neat. >> stay with us. and we'll be right back. >> coming up on katie at 3:00, people who have experienced miracles, and then at 4:00, we're going to ride along with the police department to see something that they have never done before, reaching the community through social networking. and you'll see how boys and girl are affected differently. >> time for fly's perfect pet. and we're all ears, mike. >> from the humane society here. >> i want to go exploring. >> all right. he's so soft. very soothing to pets. >> tells a l
2006 chevrolet silverado puck up truck with california license plate 8l70015. he is wanted for murder. reporting live in san jose, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. the man who holds our nation's secrets abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus engaged in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accep
. plus the giants target free act to resign one deaeaea @ for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it.
-based -- airline since june >> right now a hearing underway looking into the connection between california's oil refineries and sudden spike in gas prices. new research shows refineries continued to produce gasoline during periods we the public was told otherwise. the information comes from mccullough research which combed through found thousands of pages of documents. transportation reporter heather ishimaru will have a full report tonight. >>> breaking news on the bp oil spill an executive has been indicted on charges he lied to authorities about the amount of oil leaking from the spill. the oil giant has agreed to pay 4 1/2 billion dollars in a landmark settle for causing the biggest spill in united states history terms of that deal released this morning in addition, bp agreed to plead guilty to 11 fell misconduct charges for the deaths of the men who died. the settlement is said to be paid over five years. >>> still ahead, he admitted the affair. former cia director petraeus is denying another aspect of his sex scandal as big names rush to defend general john allen's reputation. >>> new fear
about 8:00 last night. this is what our sources are telling us. the man has a southern california address. he tried to board a southwest flight to los angeles. he was going through the checkpoint here when tsa inspectors noticed suspicious items in the bin where he put his carry-on bag. they found components of an ide. an improvised explosive device, a watch with wires, fuses and a toggle switch. all the components were there except for the explosives. they then look at his boots and he suffered layers into his boots just like the shoe bomber richard reid had done. they notified sheriff's deputies who took him into custody. they examined the material. the f.b.i. was notified. sheriff's office tells us the manlaims it was an art, a piece of art. we are still trying to find more details about this story but that the very latest here from oakland international airport. >> cheryl: at san francisco international airport there were weather flight delays. there were delays on flights arriving this morning from the northwest where the weather is already wetter. >> kristen: we're not dryin
california nurses association says nurses are striking at eight hospitals operated by sutter health, and two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch, novato, vallejo and san jose. >>> santa clara county supervisors reviewing the way officials use government credit cards after accusations of lavish spending. one is being investigated by the county district attorney. since 2009 he has spent more than $36,000 in taxpayer funds, more than 180 restaurant meals, flight upgrades to first class and payments at fancy las vegas establishments. he declared personal bankruptcy in march 2011. >>> when it comes to public nudity san francisco may decide today it is too much to bear, sorry about that. the board is scheduled to vote in afternoon on an ordinance to ban nudity in most public places for anyone five or older. supporters say public nudity has gotten out of hand. critics sa
. >> my daughter, her husband and four children live in california danville and they are going to be meeting us there so we've got a big party. >> reporter: seattle resident carmen on her way to sacramento. >> i'm thankful to be with my husband, family and friends one of my favorite holidays. >> reporter: what is thanksgiving dinner going to be like at your house? >> i don't know, we didn't have it. [ laughing ] >> reporter: well they haven't had it yet so i guess he made a good point this day used to be the busiest travel day of the year now it is third place in thanksgiving travel behind last friday and the biggest travel day of the thanksgiving week this coming sunday when everybody comes home. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> oakland man has died after falling to his death. next, what authorities say he was doing before the accident. >>> new information just into the newsroom about the future [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news
enforcement that will last through sunday. the focus is on seatbelt safety. last year 32 people in california were killed in collisions and two-thirds of them were not wearing their seatbelts. >> i started shifts about 5:00. traffic has been heavier. there has been quite a few accidents already i have responded to. >> the chp in the south bay say other cities like san carlos and redwood city asked for reserves in anticipation of black wednesday. the chp is emphasizing people have a nondrinking designated driver because interestingly they say they arrest a lot of designated drivers who thought it was okay to have a few drinks. reporting live on university avenue and palo alto, alan wang, abc7 news. jay black wednesday. alan, thanks. >>> sports is making news. late word on who will quarterback for the 49ers this sunday. coach jim harbaugh has has decided to start cappernick. he lead them to a big victory because smith was sidelined. but they say smith's health was not an issue in this decision. larry beil will show you what happened the last time cappernick faced the saints. that's coming up la
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to influx of players from nevada and california, states that don't sell power ball. anybody come from san diego? >> yeah san diego, l.a.. >> reporter: norma chairman of board of directors says they will help the winners get financial guidance. >> to create a financial team or a team of advisers to give them that advice because this is an exciting time as well as a life-changing time for these winning tickets. >> reporter: the jackpot rolled over 16 times without a winner that's why it got so huge. amazingly, it is not the biggest u.s. prize in march of this year, three tickets shared 656 million dollars. last night nearly nine million ticket holders won smaller prizes. if you matched five out of six numbers, you will share in a prize totalling more than 130 million dollars. this is the 27th power ball winning ticket sold in missouri, the state ranks second trailing only indiana. t.j. winick, abc7 news. >>> former president bush is in the hospital being treated for bong kai 'tis. mr. bush has been at a -- bronchitis. mr. bush has been cured for the most part but still has a lingering cough
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